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‘It doesn’t smell right’: Alabama’s Medical Marijuana debacle continues

‘It doesn’t smell right’: Alabama’s Medical Marijuana debacle continues

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 19, 2024

After awarding licenses for the third time, regulators are facing another string of lawsuits. Alabama’s medical marijuana program has been put on hold yet again by the courts — the latest in a string of delays for a program that originally hoped to launch sales by the end of last year. And the

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“Cheech And Chong Would Be Proud” How Cannabis Is Fighting Climate Change

“Cheech And Chong Would Be Proud” How Cannabis Is Fighting Climate Change

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 16, 2024

In a surprising revelation to many, cannabis, notorious for its recreational use, emerges as an eco-friendly building material, offering a sustainable solution to climate change. A video by DW Euromaxx explores how hemp, derived from the cannabis plant, is transforming construction practices and

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Weiser leads multistate effort in support of federal rescheduling of Cannabis

Weiser leads multistate effort in support of federal rescheduling of Cannabis

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 15, 2024

State Attorneys General Coalition Urges DEA to Reschedule Cannabis for Public Health and Safety. A coalition of attorneys general say rescheduling cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III will allow the industry to continue to set the standard for legal products and work to eliminate the illicit

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New Ontario Cannabis retail rules: will they make a difference?

New Ontario Cannabis retail rules: will they make a difference?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2024

Ontario Doubles Cannabis Store Cap Amid Market Squeeze. Ontario’s move to raise the number of stores cannabis companies can operate has been welcomed by some in the industry, but an expert says the change may only help a select few operators in the over-saturated market. This month, the Ontario

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Study Shows Cannabis Has The Potential To Prevent And Treat Covid-19

Study Shows Cannabis Has The Potential To Prevent And Treat Covid-19

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 12, 2024

Compounds in cannabis have the potential to prevent and treat Covid-19, according to a review of research published last month. The study found that cannabis compounds known as cannabinoids could prevent infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, as well as lessen the severity of the

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Why Are People Using Weed Carts Instead Of Other Cannabis Products?

Why Are People Using Weed Carts Instead Of Other Cannabis Products?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2024

As the cannabis industry continues to evolve, more and more products are emerging on the market. From traditional methods of smoking and edibles to newer innovations such as topicals and concentrates, it can be overwhelming for customers to navigate through all the options. However, one product in

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Kent State University offering Marijuana certification courses

Kent State University offering Marijuana certification courses

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2024

Kent State University Launches Cannabis Certificate Programs. Ohio's recent legalization of recreational cannabis has brought about opportunities not only for existing cannabis businesses, but also for jobseekers looking to break into the industry. To meet that demand and prepare for industry growth

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Tilray Sees Cannabis Rescheduling as Gateway to US Medical Market

Tilray Sees Cannabis Rescheduling as Gateway to US Medical Market

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 11, 2024

Tilray Eyes Quick Entry into US Medical Cannabis Market if Federal Reclassification Occurs. Tilray Brands believes it can get into the medical marijuana business in the U.S. pretty quickly if the Biden administration reclassifies cannabis as a Schedule 3 drug sometime this year, CEO Irwin Simon

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Is Hemp Protein an Overlooked Sector of the Industry?

Is Hemp Protein an Overlooked Sector of the Industry?

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 9, 2024

Protein consumption is one of the most important parts of the human diet. It is a nutrient that all humans need to grow and repair cells, particularly cells in muscles and bones. Daily protein consumption is necessary for humans to perform life functions properly. When some people think of protein

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Wisconsin Republicans' Medical Marijuana plan gets lukewarm reception from Evers and lawmakers

Wisconsin Republicans' Medical Marijuana plan gets lukewarm reception from Evers and lawmakers

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 9, 2024

Indiana Lawmakers Face Calls for Cannabis Legalization Amidst Surrounding State Developments. Wisconsin Assembly Republicans’ highly restrictive plan to legalize medical marijuana in the state drew a lukewarm response from Senate Republicans and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Monday. The bill would

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How Branding, Not Just Marketing, Can Define Cannabis Industry Leaders

How Branding, Not Just Marketing, Can Define Cannabis Industry Leaders

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 8, 2024

For cannabis companies, this revelation is not just an interesting statistic; it is a roadmap to success. In a world increasingly defined by intangibles, brand-building has never been more paramount. And, never more so than in the continuously burgeoning and growing cannabis industry. The shift in

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Cannabis advocates say banks still refuse their business, fuelling the illicit market and hurting the industry

Cannabis advocates say banks still refuse their business, fuelling the illicit market and hurting the industry

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 5, 2024

Even the Cannabis Council of Canada, an industry lobby group, can't open an account with any of Canada's five major banks. The refusal of Canada’s major banks to work with the legal cannabis industry represents a troubling lack of accountability while bolstering the black market, say industry

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Cannabis ETFs Spike on Marijuana Classification Review

Cannabis ETFs Spike on Marijuana Classification Review

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 5, 2024

DEA's Review of Cannabis Reclassification Sparks Surge in Marijuana Stocks and ETFs. Marijuana stocks spiked following the report that the US Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) is reviewing the potential reclassification of cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III. This development, initiated

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Unlocking the appetite-stimulating secrets of Cannabis through rodent brain studies

Unlocking the appetite-stimulating secrets of Cannabis through rodent brain studies

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 3, 2024

Inhaled Cannabis Influences Feeding Behavior and Neurobiological Mechanisms in Rodents, Study Finds. In a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers investigated how cannabinoid-1 receptor (CB1R) expressing neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus ( MBH) regulate the

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How the federal government has milked the Cannabis business almost to death

How the federal government has milked the Cannabis business almost to death

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 2, 2024

The historic policy shift remains Trudeau’s most significant feat, but the onerous excise tax has marred the journey to sunny days. A few weeks after Canada’s fifth anniversary of cannabis legalization, industry executives gathered in the Crystal Ballroom of the Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown

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Verona Collective dispensary to hold soft opening this week

Verona Collective dispensary to hold soft opening this week

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Cannabis NewsJanuary 2, 2024

Turning Stone's Verona Collective Set to Elevate Cannabis Experience with Grand Opening on January 3. Oneida Indian Nation Homelands — On January 3, Verona Collective will open its first dispensary with a soft opening featuring a selection of the products most desired by cannabis aficionados. Verona

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Snoop Dogg Drops Exclusive Scoop on Game-Changing Cannabis Beverage Line

Snoop Dogg Drops Exclusive Scoop on Game-Changing Cannabis Beverage Line

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Cannabis NewsDecember 21, 2023

Snoop Dogg Talks New Cannabis Beverage Line: ‘Not Everyone Wants To Smoke Or Vape To Get High but Drinking Is Familiar’. "Healthy living and self-care is in," says Snoop Dogg, the renowned rapper and entrepreneur, in an exclusive interview as he discusses the launch of the hemp-infused Do It Fluid

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Easing Marijuana possession expungement under consideration now that pot is legal in Ohio

Easing Marijuana possession expungement under consideration now that pot is legal in Ohio

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Cannabis NewsDecember 19, 2023

Owning and using marijuana has been legal in Ohio for nearly two weeks. Now, those convicted of minor possession violations in the past are left wondering what will happen to their criminal records? Ohio residents convicted of minor marijuana possession could already get their records sealed or

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Kent State University Contracts with Green Flower for Cannabis Education Courses

Kent State University Contracts with Green Flower for Cannabis Education Courses

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Cannabis NewsDecember 18, 2023

Kent State University is breaking into cannabis education, and courses begin as soon as next month. To do this, KSU is partnering with Green Flower, an online education platform founded in 2014 in Ventura, California, by CEO Max Simon. “Education has been my background. But I’ve also been using

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Ohio Mayor Ends Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Pot

Ohio Mayor Ends Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Pot

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Cannabis NewsDecember 18, 2023

Mayor Justin Morris Bibb updated the city’s rules to accommodate for changes in state law. Cleveland, Ohio’s mayor announced the city would end its “antiquated” rules for employment, specifically removing the practice of drug-testing job applicants for cannabis. Mayor Justin M. Bibb announced Dec. 7

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